Machinery Application

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Machinery Application

Machinery Application

Scheduled Dates


28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT


22 - 26 Apr 2024 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT
28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024 Online $3,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Proper selection of most suitable machinery for specific applications, understanding their operating principles and failure development mechanisms are very important for process plants. Design and implementation of powerful failure prevention methods are keys for successful plants. This Machinery Application training course aims at enhancing strategies for understanding of machinery applications, reliability, availability, and their overall effectiveness. Best operation practices, maintenance strategies, in particular predictive methods, key performance indicators and practical approaches are covered in detail. Topics covered in this PetroKnowledge training course are supported by five recent practical case studies collected from world class organizations.

This Machinery Application training course will highlight: 

  • Practical framework for machinery applications in process plants
  • Critical analysis of machinery applications, failures causes and impacts on business
  • Best practices on cost effective failure prevention strategies
  • Advanced predictive and condition-based maintenance strategies
  • Condition monitoring techniques such as vibration, thermography, and wear debris
  • Maintenance control measures and key performance indicators
  • Importance of maintenance system continuous performance assessment and evaluation 

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Machinery Application training course, participants will be able to:

  • Select suitable machinery for specific applications in process plants
  • Identify machinery failures; causes, mechanisms and how to prevent those failures
  • Outline root cause analysis of machinery common failures modes
  • Appreciate condition monitoring techniques such as vibration, acoustic emission, infrared thermography, and wear debris
  • Implement predictive and preventive maintenance methods
  • Design for reliability centered practical framework for machinery fault/failure prevention
  • Determine key performance indicators and implement advanced maintenance strategies

Who is this Training Course for?

This Machinery Application training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Operation and commissioning engineers
  • Maintenance engineers and Technicians
  • Maintenance and operation supervisors
  • Facility engineers and utility engineers
  • Anyone requiring a working level knowledge of machinery applications

Organisational Impact

Delegates will be provided by an up to date practical guide to best practices of machinery applications, failure analysis, reliability improvement techniques and maintenance strategies to help their companies on achieving the optimum performance.

Organizations will gain the following benefits through this Machinery Application training course: 

  • Improve the operation strategies face the machinery problem
  • Increase machinery availability and return on investment
  • Identify the failure early and more effectively
  • Become more proactive to control the failure and reduce the risk
  • Optimize the preventive and predictive maintenance program
  • Reduce the cost due to failure
  • Mitigate the failure consequences

Personal Impact

Delegates who attend the Machinery Application training course will enhance their skills by world class strategies on predictive and reliability centered maintenance strategies. This, in return, will improve their abilities to undertake higher levels of responsibilities with their organizations.

Delegates will gain numerous skills including the following:

  • Ability to understand and machinery applications for process plants
  • Proactive and reactive maintenance strategies
  • Knowledge on how to perform failure analysis
  • Help in improving operation and maintenance procedures
  • Select suitable maintenance method fit to the business work system
  • Increase ability to diagnosis the different types of mal-functions or failure
  • Calculate quantitative key performance indicators directly linked to business

Daily Agenda

Day One: Pumps: Types, Selection and Best Operation Methods 
  • Introduction to the Seminar
  • Types of Pumps: Centrifugal, Positive Displacement and Special Effects
  • Pumps Performance Maps
    • Flow vs. Head, Priming and Cavitations Problems
    • Efficiency and Power Consumption
    • Startup, Operation and Maintenance Schedule
  • Case Study-1: Pumps Best Operation Methods and Power Consumption
Day Two: Compressors: Operation, Selection and Control Procedures   
  • Types of Compressors and operating Principles
  • Compressors Selection and Performance Maps
    • Pressure Ratios, Surge and Stonewall (Chock)
    • Efficiency and Power Consumption
    • Maintenance and Operation Procedures
  • Case Study-2: Commissioning and Startup of Compressors
Day Three: Motors: Types, Monitoring and Control Strategies 
  • Types of Motors
  • Operation Principles of Induction Motors
    • How they work
    • Efficiency and Power Consumption
    • Maintenance and Operation Procedures
  • Power Consumption and Performance Assessment
  • Motors Selection and Control Methods
  • Case Study-3: Size Determination and Maintenance Procedures of Motors
Day Four: Machinery Failures: Causes and Prevention Techniques 
  • Why Machines do fail?
  • Machine Failure Understanding and Analysis
    • Wear and Tribology
    • Fatigue Mechanisms
    • Bearing and Seal Failures
  • The Concept of Machinery Reliability
  • Reliability Improvement Techniques
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Case Study-4: Avoiding Machinery Failures
Day Five: Modern Maintenance Strategies 
  • Modern Maintenance Concepts
    • Maintenance Strategies
    • Predictive Maintenance – an Overview
    • Potential Failure Analysis – Deciding Which Technologies to Apply
  • Vibration: Measurements and Fault Detection Methods
  • Other Predictive Maintenance Techniques
    • Infrared Thermography
    • Thermography applications
    • Acoustic Emissions & Ultrasonics
    • Tribology – oil analysis
  • Case Study-5: Advanced Operation and Maintenance Plan Preparation
  • Summary and Course Closure


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
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  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
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  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

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